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Best Hotels and Places to Stay in Plakias village

Our Selection of Best Hotels in Plakias village

In the charming village of Plakias, nestled along Crete’s stunning southern coast, visitors will find a delightful array of accommodations to suit every taste and budget. From cozy, family-run guesthouses exuding Cretan hospitality to luxurious resorts with panoramic sea views, Plakias offers a perfect retreat for both relaxation and exploration. Whether you’re seeking a tranquil beachfront stay or a comfortable base for your adventures, the hotels here combine comfort with the unique charm of Crete. Each stay promises a warm welcome and an authentic experience of Greek island life. 

On our site, you can find the best 165 hotels and villas for perfect holidays in Plakias. See the full list below of the best hotels, villas, and apartments in Chania town ready to make your stay memorable.

  • 8.8 / 10
  • Plakias

Located a few steps from the sandy beach of Plakias and a 5-minute walk from the village, Lamon Hotel offers a pool. It features a snack bar and air-conditioned accommodation with balcony.

A TV and minibar are provided in all accommodation types at the family-run Lamon. Free Wi-Fi is offered.

A selection of shops, bars and tavernas can be found in the village of Plakias. Staff at the tour desk can offer information on activities in the area, such as horse riding and windsurfing.

Rethymno Town is 32 km away. Nikos Kazantzakis Airport is at a distance of 120 km.

  • 320 m
  • 8.9 / 10
  • West End on coast

Horizon Beach Hotel Hotel is set right above the sand and shingle beach of Plakias, on the southern coast of Rethymno prefecture, enjoying splendid views across the bay. It offers free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi.

Accommodation at the Horizon consists of airy and comfortable rooms and studios. Each offers balcony with views to the sea. In-room facilities include a satellite TV and en suite bathroom with hairdryer and magnifying mirror.

Breakfast is served buffet style at the pleasant patio. Drinks are served at the bar. Also available is a comfortable lounge area with TV.

Horizon Beach Hotel Hotel is only 400 metres from Plakias’ centre, offering taverns and shops. The main sandy beach of Plakias is a 5-minute walk away. The area offers walking and cycling pathways and beautiful gorges. It is also ideal for any kind of water activity such as surfing or scuba diving.

  • 460 m
  • 9.8 / 10
  • Plakia

Located in Plakias, 1.3 km from Plakias, AMÉNTE Mindful Stay provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking and a garden. With free WiFi, this 3-star hotel offers room service and a concierge service. The accommodation features a shuttle service, while a car rental service is also available.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. AMÉNTE Mindful Stay offers certain rooms with sea views, and every room includes a balcony. At the accommodation each room comes with bed linen and towels.

AMÉNTE Mindful Stay offers a continental or vegetarian breakfast.

The hotel provides a laundry service, as well as business facilities like fax and photocopying.

Skinos Beach is 1.5 km from AMÉNTE Mindful Stay, while Damnoni Beach is 2 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 85 km from the accommodation.

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€129

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  • 1.0 km
  • 9 / 10
  • Iroon Mirthiou

Located in Plakias, 700 metres from Plakias, NERĒA Boutique Hotel provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a shared lounge. Each accommodation at the 4-star hotel has pool views, and guests can enjoy access to a terrace. The accommodation features airport transfers, while a bicycle rental service is also available.

Guest rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a coffee machine, a shower, free toiletries and a desk. Featuring a private bathroom with a bath and a hairdryer, rooms at the hotel also offer free WiFi, while certain rooms include a sea view. At NERĒA Boutique Hotel each room is equipped with bed linen and towels.

Skinos Beach is 1.5 km from the accommodation, while Damnoni Beach is 2.1 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 85 km from NERĒA Boutique Hotel.

  • 1.1 km
  • 9.9 / 10
  • Μύρθιος , Αγίου Βασιλείου Ρεθύμνου

Set in Mírthios and with Plakias reachable within 1.8 km, Mirthea Suites offers an outdoor swimming pool, non-smoking rooms, free WiFi throughout the property and a garden. The property is situated 1.9 km from Skinos Beach, 29 km from Archaeological Museum of Rethymno and 29 km from Fortress of Frangokastello. Certain units at the property feature a balcony with pool view.

The units in the hotel are equipped with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchen, a dining area, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. All rooms come with a coffee machine, while selected rooms here will provide you with a terrace and others also have mountain views. The rooms will provide guests with a fridge.

Municipal Garden is 29 km from Mirthea Suites, while Venetian Harbour is 29 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 83 km from the accommodation.

  • 1.3 km
  • 8.9 / 10
  • Main Street

Surrounded by a blossomed garden, just a short walk from the sandy Plakias Beach in Rethymno, the family-run Plakias Bay Hotel features a traditional restaurant and a terrace with unobstructed views over the Cretan Sea. It offers rooms with free WiFi access.

Fitted with built-in beds and white-washed walls, all air-conditioned rooms of Plakias Bay open to a private veranda with full or partial sea views. Facilities include a fridge, a telephone and a hairdryer. Each unit includes a private bathroom with shower.

Guests can enjoy traditional, homemade flavours prepared with local ingredients and accompanied by the owners’ organic red wine, at the on-site restaurant for lunch or dinner.

The centre of Plakias Village lies within a 10-minute walk from the property, while Rethymno Town and Port are 37 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, located 87 km from Plakias Bay Hotel.

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€145

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  • 1.4 km

What to Know Before Visiting Plakias village

Apartments and hotels in Plakias village from Crete Island

Plakias is a charming coastal village located 40 km south of Rethymno, known for its stunning 1300 m long sandy beach. The bay of Plakias, nestled between the capes of Stavros and Kako Mouri, is a popular destination for swimming and water sports. The village has a population of 136 permanent residents and has evolved into a thriving tourist hub, offering visitors a wide range of amenities and attractions. Plakias is part of the Finikas municipality and is considered a must-visit destination due to its natural beauty.

Apart from its beautiful beach, Plakias also boasts a picturesque harbour where visitors can enjoy fresh seafood and take in the stunning views of the Aegean Sea. The village is surrounded by rugged mountains and verdant valleys, making it an ideal destination for hiking and exploring the great outdoors. For those interested in history and culture, Plakias is home to several ancient ruins and archaeological sites, including the Minoan palace of Phaistos, which is just a short drive away.

Plakias is a destination that truly has something for everyone, with its natural beauty, rich history, and modern amenities. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation or an adventurous outdoor experience, Plakias is the perfect destination.

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Best Villas in Plakias village

  • 9.5 / 10
  • Plakias

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, Luz Villa next to the beach is set in Plakias. This beachfront property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The villa is fitted with 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with sea views.

Guests can also relax in the garden.

Popular points of interest near the villa include Skinos Beach, Plakias and Foteinari Beach. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 84 km from Luz Villa next to the beach.

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€523

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  • 200 m
  • 10 / 10
  • Plakias

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a rooftop pool, mountain view and a patio, Villa Nostos Plakias beachfront sea view privet pool is set in Plakias. This beachfront property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The villa with a terrace and sea views features 4 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 4 bathrooms with a walk-in shower. Towels and bed linen are featured in the villa.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the villa, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

Popular points of interest near Villa Nostos Plakias beachfront sea view privet pool include Skinos Beach, Plakias and Foteinari Beach. The nearest airport is Chania International, 85 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€41

/night

  • 280 m
  • 9.8 / 10
  • plakias

Set in Plakias in the Crete region, with Plakias and Skinos Beach nearby, Nemesis Villas offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking.

Each unit is fitted with air conditioning, private bathroom and a kitchen including a dishwasher, oven, microwave and a toaster.

The villa offers a terrace.

Foteinari Beach is 2.4 km from Nemesis Villas, while Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 31 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 84 km from the accommodation.

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€464

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  • 310 m
  • 8 / 10

Boasting pool views, Modern villa Casa Filo Verde with private pool & Bbq,200m from the beach offers accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 400 metres from Plakias. This villa has a private pool, a garden, barbecue facilities, free WiFi and free private parking.

The villa is fitted with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a balcony with mountain views.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the villa, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

Skinos Beach is 700 metres from Modern villa Casa Filo Verde with private pool & Bbq,200m from the beach, while Foteinari Beach is 2.5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International, 84 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 380 m
  • 9.7 / 10
  • Plakias

Boasting pool views, Family villa Casa Filo Rosso with Private Pool, 200m to the beach features accommodation with a patio and a coffee machine, around 300 metres from Plakias. This property offers a private pool, free WiFi and free private parking.

The villa features 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a balcony with mountain views.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the villa, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

Popular points of interest near Family villa Casa Filo Rosso with Private Pool, 200m to the beach include Platanes Beach, Skinos Beach and Rethymno Beach. The nearest airport is Chania International, 84 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 380 m
  • 8.3 / 10
  • Plakias

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, pool view and a balcony, Sunset View is situated in Plakias. The accommodation is 700 metres from the Plakias and has free WiFithroughout the property.

The villa has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with sea views.

If you would like to discover the area, snorkelling, fishing and hiking are possible in the surroundings.

Skinos Beach is 700 metres from the villa, while Foteinari Beach is 2.3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 84 km from Sunset View.

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€196

/night

  • 470 m

Best Apartments in Plakias village

  • 9.1 / 10
  • Plakias

Located 15 metres from the beach of Plakias, the family-run Gio-Ma offers air-conditioned rooms with a sea-view balcony. It has a tavern and provides free private parking on site.

Gio-Ma hotel features spacious accommodation with a fridge and a private bathroom with shower. Most rooms also have a kitchenette and satellite TV, while all units offer free Wi-Fi access.

The tavern serves traditional Cretan cuisine and fresh fish and seafood made with fresh local products. Guests can enjoy their lunch or dinner at the sea-view terrace of the hotel. Room service is also available.

The picturesque town of Rethymno is 35 km away. Within walking distance, guests can reach the village centre featuring many seaside bars, shops and taverns.

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€91

/night

  • 70 m
  • 9.6 / 10
  • Plakias

Situated 100 metres from Plakias, Notus Suites offers air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi.

The apartment provides guests with a terrace, sea views, a seating area, satellite flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with an oven and a toaster, and a private bathroom with shower and a hair dryer. A fridge, a stovetop and kitchenware are also available, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle.

If you would like to discover the area, hiking is possible in the surroundings.

Skinos Beach is 200 metres from Notus Suites, while Foteinari Beach is 2.1 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 84 km from the accommodation.

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€113

/night

  • 100 m
  • 8 / 10
  • Plakias

Located within a few metres from the beach of Plakia, Despoina Rooms offers self-catering accommodation with free WiFi and balcony overlooking the Libyan Sea. Restaurants and cafes are within a 3-minute walk.

All the air-conditioned units at the Despoina have a kitchenette with refrigerator and dining area. The private bathroom comes with a shower.

The property is 35 km from Rethymno Town and port. Ammoudi Beach and the famous Preveli Beach are at 10 km.

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€45

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  • 100 m
  • 8.7 / 10
  • Plakias

Situated in Plakias, 300 metres from Plakias and 400 metres from Skinos Beach, Spacious Apartment in Plakias features air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. With garden views, this accommodation offers a patio and a swimming pool.

The apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with pool views.

Foteinari Beach is 2.3 km from the apartment, while Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 31 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 84 km from Spacious Apartment in Plakias.

  • 140 m
  • 8.5 / 10
  • Plakias

Right on Limanaki Beach of Plakias in Crete, En Plo Studios & Apartments offers studios with a furnished balcony overlooking the Libyan Sea, 300 metres from restaurants and shops. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout.

Studios En Plo Studios & Apartments include a well-equipped kitchenette with a fridge, oven and a dining area. Each air-conditioned unit is equipped with an LCD TV. All studios have a private bathroom with amenities and shower.

Boats to secluded beaches such as Agios Pavlos and Rodakino depart from Plakias Port 200 metres away . The famous beach of Preveli with its palm-tree forest is at 5 km. Scenic Fragkokastello is within 27 km.

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€74

/night

  • 160 m
  • 8.4 / 10
  • Plakias

Located in Plakias in the Crete region, with Skinos Beach and Plakias nearby, Villa Dora provides accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking.

All of the air-conditioned units feature a private bathroom, flat-screen TV, fully-equipped kitchenette and terrace.

Foteinari Beach is 2.1 km from the apartment, while Souda Beach is 2.7 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 84 km from Villa Dora.

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€45

/night

  • 220 m

Best Holiday homes in Plakias village

  • 9.5 / 10
  • Πλακια

Set in Plakias, 300 metres from Plakias and 500 metres from Skinos Beach, Charalampos offers a garden and air conditioning. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The holiday home has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with streaming services, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

The holiday home offers a picnic area. Barbecue facilities are at guests’ disposal.

Foteinari Beach is 2.3 km from Charalampos, while Souda Beach is 2.9 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 84 km from the accommodation.

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€158

/night

  • 270 m
  • 9.3 / 10
  • Posidonos

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, IRIDA Guesthouse by the Pool is set in Plakias. This property offers access to a balcony, free private parking and free WiFi.

The holiday home comes with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with mountain views.

A continental breakfast is available every morning at the holiday home.

Guests at IRIDA Guesthouse by the Pool can enjoy hiking nearby, or make the most of the garden.

Skinos Beach is 1.3 km from the accommodation, while Plakias is 1.4 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International, 85 km from IRIDA Guesthouse by the Pool, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

  • 980 m
  • 8.7 / 10
  • Plakias

Set 1.4 km from Plakias, Plakias Panorama Home offers accommodation with a balcony, as well as an outdoor swimming pool and a garden. Free WiFi is featuredthroughout the property.

Each unit is fitted with air conditioning, private bathroom and a kitchen including a dishwasher, oven, fridge and a stovetop. Some units feature a terrace and/or a patio with sea or mountain views.

Damnoni Beach is 1.8 km from the holiday home, while Skinos Beach is 1.8 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 85 km from Plakias Panorama Home.

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€96

/night

  • 1.2 km
  • 9 / 10
  • Riga Fereou Street

Villa Evriali is a detached holiday home with a balcony, set in Plakiás. The property features views of the sea and is 67 km from Bali.

The kitchen is fitted with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle. Towels and bed linen are provided in this holiday home. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower.

Réthymno Town is 35 km from Villa Evriali, while Georgioupolis is 56 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 98 km from Villa Evriali.

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€268

/night

  • 1.3 km
  • 9.3 / 10
  • P.Mela - Daskalogianni Str.

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony, Michaela Beach House, By ThinkVilla is situated in Plakias. It has barbecue facilities, mountain views and free WiFithroughout the property.

The holiday home features 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a terrace with sea views.

Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the holiday home, while cycling and hiking can be enjoyed nearby.

Plakias is 500 metres from Michaela Beach House, By ThinkVilla, while Skinos Beach is 1.7 km from the property. The nearest airport is Chania International, 85 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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€118

/night

  • 1.3 km
  • 8.6 / 10
  • Daskalogianni

Located in Plakias, 500 metres from Plakias and 1.7 km from Skinos Beach, Villa Marcella offers a terrace and air conditioning. This beachfront property offers access to a patio and free WiFi.

The holiday home with a balcony and sea views features 3 bedrooms, a living room, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, and 3 bathrooms with a bath. Towels and bed linen are featured in the holiday home.

The holiday home offers a barbecue. If you would like to discover the area, hiking is possible in the surroundings.

Damnoni Beach is 2.1 km from Villa Marcella, while Archaeological Museum of Rethymno is 32 km away. The nearest airport is Chania International Airport, 85 km from the accommodation.

  • 1.4 km

Experiences near Plakias village

Plakias village, nestled in Crete’s embracing landscapes, offers a blend of attractions for history enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. For those drawn to the historical and cultural tapestry of the area, the Monastery of Preveli is a must-visit. Dating back to the 16th century, this historic gem perches on a hill, offering panoramic views of the Libyan Sea. Visitors can delve into the rich past of the region by exploring the monastery’s chapel, museum, and library. Beyond its historical allure, Plakias is also a gateway to outdoor adventures. The village is a stone’s throw away from pristine beaches, perfect for relaxation and sunbathing, and it serves as a starting point for hikes to nearby majestic gorges. For a comprehensive guide to experiencing the best of this charming village, see below the list of things to do near Plakias village.

  • 430 m
  • 5.0 of 5 (2)
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  • €78
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  • 4.8 of 5 (92)
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FAQ

Where is Plakias located?

Plakias is a seaside village located 40 km south from Rethymno, Crete.

How many permanent residents does Plakias have?

Plakias has 136 permanent residents.

What is the beach like in Plakias?

Plakias has a wonderful sandy beach that is 1300 m long and is ideal for swimming and sea sports.

What are the capes that surround Plakias?

The capes that surround Plakias are Stavros and Kako Mouri.

Is Plakias a popular tourist destination?

Yes, Plakias is a renowned tourist resort that provides all the facilities that a visitor could wish.

What municipality does Plakias belong to?

Plakias belongs to the municipality of Finikas.

What is the average temperature in Plakias?

The average temperature in Plakias ranges from 15°C (59°F) in winter to 30°C (86°F) in summer.

What is the nearest airport to Plakias?

The nearest airport to Plakias is Chania International Airport (CHQ), which is approximately 90 km (56 miles) away. Heraklion International Airport (HER) is also an option, located approximately 110 km (68 miles) away.

What are some attractions in Plakias?

Plakias is known for its beautiful beaches, including Damnoni Beach, Ammoudi Beach, and Souda Beach. Visitors can also explore the nearby Preveli Monastery, hike the Kourtaliotiko Gorge, or take a boat tour to the nearby island of Gavdos. The village also has a variety of restaurants, cafes, and shops to explore.

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